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“Staying fit” is the key to Pulisic’s success at Chelsea

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Antonio Rudiger insists the success of Christian Pulisic at Chelsea is all about him staying fit.

USMNT star Christian Pulisic arrived at Stamford Bridge with plenty of hype about his prodigious talent and the new dimension he would bring to Chelsea.

The American international was a huge success in the Bundesliga with Borussia Dortmund but struggled to adapt initially to life in the Premier League.

However, a little tough love and some development all from manager Frank Lampard has seen a change in the player’s fortunes.

But for some minor knocks, he has been a regular for the Blues and has started to show his worth.

His teammate Antonio Rudiger insists Pulisic is a key player for Chelsea and so long as he is fit he will only get better and more important to the team.

Speaking to Chelsea’s official website, he said:

“I think Christian handles the pressure very well and you can see that when he is fit, he’s such an important player for us.”

“If you look at his recent performances, since the restart, he’s been fantastic and is a real threat whenever he attacks the opposition.”

“He’s scored goals but he’s also creating goals and he’s a big player for us at this moment. I just hope that he can stay fit, stay healthy, and with more games I’m sure he will continue to improve even more.”

“I think if he continues in this way, and stays healthy as I said, then he can become a very important player for this club.”

Chelsea will not want another prodigious talent to slip through their fingers.